|IMF Working Paper-From Stress to CoStress: Stress Testing Interconnected Banking Systems-continued|
|February 16, 2012--Summary: This paper presents an integrated framework for assessing systemic risk. The framework models banks' capital asset ratios as a function of future losses and credit growth using a generalized method of moments to calibrate shocks to credit quality and credit growth.|
|The analysis is complemented by a simple measure of systemic risk, which captures tail risk comovement among banks in the system. The main contribution of this paper is to advance a simple framework to integrate systemic risk scenarios that assess the impact of aggregate and idiosyncratic factors. The analysis is based on CreditRisk+, which uses analytical techniques—similar to those applied in the insurance industry - to estimate banks’ credit portfolio loss distributions, making no assumptions about the cause of default.|
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|Basel III monitoring results published by the Basel Committee|
|September 11, 2014--The Basel Committee today published the results of its latest Basel III monitoring exercise. The study is based on the rigorous reporting process set up by the Committee to periodically review the implications of the Basel III standards for banks.|
|OTC Derivatives Regulators Issue Report to the G20|
|September 10, 2014--The Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives Regulators Group (ODRG),which is made up of authorities with responsibility for the regulation of OTC derivatives markets in Australia,Brazil,the European Union,Hong Kong,Japan,Ontario,Quebec,Singapore,Switzerland,and the United States,issued a report today that provides an update to the G20 on further progress in resolving OTC derivatives cross-border implementation issues and identifies a cross-border issue that may call for legislative change.|
|IOSCO updates survey on commodity derivatives markets supervisory principles|
|September 9, 2014--The International Organization of Securities Commissions today issued the Update to Survey on the Principles for the Regulation and Supervision of Commodity Derivatives Markets, which updates its 2012 review of the implementation of IOSCO's principles for commodity derivatives markets.|
|Climate Finance Is Flowing, but It Isn't Enough-Yet|
|September 5, 2014--STORY HIGHLIGHTS
About US$359 billion a year has been flowing to and within countries to support low-carbon development and clean energy projects that can lower greenhouse gas emissions and increase resilience to the effects of climate change.
|WEF-Global Growth at Risk from Slow Reform Progress|
|The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 finds insufficient progress in adopting and implementing structural reforms necessary for long-term economic growth|
Switzerland remains on top of the report’s Global Competitiveness Index rankings; the US and Japan move up in the rankings for a second year in a row
Innovation, talent development and institutional strength continue to play a defining role in determining world's most competitive economies
September 3, 2014--The health of the global economy is at risk, despite years of bold monetary policy,
|Average daily volume of 7.0 million contracts at Eurex Group in August|
|August 1, 2014--In August 2014, the international derivatives markets of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 7.0 million contracts (August 2013: 6.6 million). Of those, 4.8 million were Eurex Exchange contracts (August 2013: 4.5 million), and 2.2 million contracts (August 2013: 2.1 million) were traded at the U.S.-based International Securities Exchange (ISE).|
|World Water Week Seeks Solutions to Water and Energy Challenges|
|August 29, 2014--Story Highlights|
Water is needed in almost all energy generation processes. At the same time, the water sector needs energy to extract, treat and transport water.
These inextricable connections between water and energy-and how best to manage them for the benefit of the poor-will be the focus of this year’s World Water Week.